This video is from 2008, but just exploded on the viral radar. Sites like Reddit and LetsRun.

Falling in any race is basically a stamped and approved loss. You’ll be lucky not to come in last place. Most runners would just quit.

Heather falls with 200 meters to go, but doesn’t give up. At the last lap she just hits the after burners. Like a cheetah, somehow she powers down the home stretch and pasts everyone up, even her teammate. Remember, never give up.